Observation 50086: Boletus L.
When: 2010-08-02
Who: wbwarner
No herbarium specimen

Notes: under oaks (juniper nearby) along the (intermittent) creek. Red pores immediately (within a second or two) turning blue black upon scratching with the back of a fingernail.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:11 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Carr Cyn., Huachuca Mts., Cochise Co., Arizona, USA’ to ‘Carr Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA

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See NAB-11 (Boletus n. sp.) in Bessette et al, 1999
By: wbwarner
2010-08-10 14:43:37 PDT (-0700)

I am not sure if this has been described yet, but it externaly matches a “new species” NAB-11 in Bessette et al’s “North American Boletes.” That putative n. sp. was also collected in AZ, apparently in the Chiricahua Mts., which shares much of the flora & fauna of the Huachuca Mts. (primarily the northern-most range of many Mexican species; which is why I was there beetle collecting when the shrooms were popping). B. amygdalinus is not (yet?) on the AZ list (see http://www.azfungi.org/checklist/)—not saying much as many spp. are being added every year.

Looks like B. amygdalinus
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-08-09 22:31:32 PDT (-0700)

But with a much paler cap.

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